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As a state chapter of the Association of American Educators (AAE), the Kansas Association of American Educators (KANAAE) is a statewide non-union, professional educators' organization, advancing the profession by offering a modern approach to teacher representation and educational advocacy, as well as promoting professionalism, collaboration and excellence without a partisan agenda.

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Friedrichs vs. CTA Will Ring in the New Year at the Supreme Court

posted by Garry | November 25, 2015, 04:10 pm

In July the U.S Supreme Court decided that it would take up the Friedrichs vs. California Teachers Association case. The case challenges the union’s ability to collect dues from employees who may not wish to be a part of the union, or object to the use of their dues on issues which they fundamentally disagree with.


AAE became a Friend of the Court this past March. The issue of teacher freedom of choice is at the heartbeat of AAE’s founding and many AAE members have been instrumental in bringing this issue to light.. As of our last update on the case, provided by AAE member and fellow plaintiff Karan Cuen, we did not know when the case would be heard exactly.


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Top Ten Best Places to Find Holiday Lessons

posted by Garry | November 24, 2015, 02:53 pm

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and Christmas break is less than a month away. The following month will be a hectic one for students and teachers alike. Now is the time to start planning for the holiday season! If you’re a new teacher or an experienced educator just looking to add a little something new to their lessons this month, we’ve picked our favorite outlets for quality, creative lessons this season. Enjoy!


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12 Awesome Formative Assessment Examples

posted by Garry | November 17, 2015, 12:55 pm

Finding new and unique ideas for formative assessments is always a struggle. However, the team over at the Global Digital Citizen Foundation has some ideas in the following blog, originally posted on their site last April.

Formative assessment tools used in the classroom provide critical feedback to teachers, helping them to monitor and modify their instruction methods and lesson plans. Teachers are better able to meet the unique needs of individual students, empowering them through personalized and timely feedback.


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